Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893

Pokiha, 1812?-1893

Explorer, politician, social reformer, journalist and amateur artist. Arrived in Wellington on George Fyfe in 1842 with his wife, Sarah Halcomb. First editor of the NZ Gazette. Explored Wairarapa and Nelson as agent for the NZ Company which he later assisted in winding up. Member of Parliament for Wanganui and Rangitikei 1855-1881; Prime minister in 1856, 1861-1862, 1863-1864, 1869-1872 and 1873. Knighted in 1879. See DNZB (1990, Vol 1, 1769-1869, p134-138)

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Date: 1839-1870, nd Ref: MS-Papers-0064-02 Description: Quantity: 1 folder(s) (18 letters). Finding Aids: See inventory for a fuller description of the contents of this folder.
Date: 1866 By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893 Ref: WC-179 Description: Shows town along lakeside on left of image, Lake to right and mountains in background Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Pencil & watercolou...
Date: 1852 By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893 Ref: WC-294 Description: Shows houses, cows in the foreground, the city in the distance Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Pencil & watercolour 180 x 540 mm
[Fox, William] 1812-1893 :Harper's Ferry Virginia 1853. The bridge & The Arsenal seized by Ossawotamie Brown in 1859
Date: 1853 - 1859 By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893 Ref: WC-315 Description: View from across the river, facing the settlement, looking down from a hill Captain John Brown was known as Ossawotamie Brown, because he led the massacre o...
[Fox, William] 1812-1893 :[Nelson. Part 2. ca 1870]
Date: 1868 - 1872 By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893; Wilkie, John Campbell, 1899-1977 Ref: WC-064 Description: View from area near intersection of present Brougham Street and Richmond Avenue, from Church Hill south. Cows grazing in the foreground, gardens, houses, a s...
Date: 1846 - 1965 - 1966 By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893 Ref: C-028-008-d Description: Charles Heaphy, William Fox, Charles Brunner and their guide Kehu seated around a small campfire, looking at a plain, with hills beyond Quantity: 1 colour p...
Date: 1884 Ref: Curios-029-019 Description: Inscriptions: Engraved inscription Quantity: 1 drawing(s). Physical Description: Trowel, silver and ivory, 280 x 80 mm
Date: 1892 - 1852 By: Wilkin, James Clunie, 1843-1907; Barker, Alfred Charles (Dr), 1819-1873; Allom, Thomas, 1804-1872; Lyttelton Times Company Ltd; Canterbury times (Christchurch, N.Z.) Ref: B-055-013 Description: Two reproductions of earlier images of pioneer Canterbury. The upper view, after Alfred Charles Barker, shows the Avon River near the the Worcester St bridge...
Date: 1860-1884 From: Atkinson, Harry Albert (Sir), 1831-1892 : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-0091-056E Description: Includes petition from Patea East Road Board re management of the railways, 1887; letter from J C Richmond, Provincial Secretary, re Fitzroy and Grey Blocks ...
[Fox, William] 1812-1893 :Sydney. Public Gardens and Domain. Harbour and North Shore. 1888. Stercularia rupensis or bottle tree. Mercita macrophylla, Samoa
Date: 1888 From: [Fox, William] 1812-1893 :Sydney. Public Gardens and Domain. Harbour and North Shore. 1888 By: Fox, William (Rt Hon Sir), 1812?-1893 Ref: WC-094 Description: Couple with small girl standing in front of bottle tree and palm tree Quantity: 1 watercolour(s). Physical Description: Pencil, watercolour, Chinese white....